1. This is a extensive research work on the Mahabharata and all Puranas. The work presents a consistent philosophical interpretation. Even though there appears to be several contradicting views in the shruti's and smriti's, this work of Madhva brings about a very clear single line of thought present in all the scriptures.
2. Determining the authentic version of the ancient text such as Mahabharata has always been a great challenge for researchers. This work by Madhva affirmatively addresses this issue by presenting various methods for conclusively arriving at the right version of the texts.
3. The second volume of this book contains the following appendices which are independent works of Bannanje Govindacharya.
a.) Pratna-prayoga-meemamsa A work on sanskrit grammer pertaining to usage non confirming to panini. This addresses the issue of such usage for both pre as well as post paninian era.
b.) Avatara-meemamsa A summary of all the incarnations of main characters in the Mahabharata and Ramayana rendered in poetic form.
c.) Taratamya-meemamsa A summary of the hierachial positions of Vedic dieties
d.) Naama-meemamsa in three parts summarising the names, places, rivers and mountains mentioned in the text.
e.) Shloka-ardha-anukraminikaa Index to verses of the text.